Stratford Shoal (Middleground) Lighthouse
Description: 60 feet; white flash every five seconds; Victorian structure with attached tower built upon concrete-filled caisson.
History of light:
Current use: Active aid to navigation.
The surrounding area: This light is in the middle of the Long Island Sound.
Public access? No.
Other information: Also known as the Middleground Light, this light can be seen from the Port Jefferson-Bridgeport ferry. This light's National Register listing mistakenly indicates it is a Connecticut lighthouse. This sort of error is not uncommon for offshore lights near state boarders.
|Research materials for this lighthouse can be found at the East Islip Public Library, East Islip, New York.|
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